CRAFTERS AND VENDORS SOUGHT: Crafters and vendors are wanted for the 4th Annual Craft and Vendor Fair at Canaan Elementary School on Saturday, November 12th from 9 AM to 2 PM. This well attended annual event is a fundraiser for the Canaan Elementary School. If you are interested in a table contact the event organizer Tabitha Brewer at 474-3901 as soon as possible.
HAM SUPPER: The Carmel Union Congregation Church will be holding a New England boiled ham supper with apple crisp for dessert on Saturday, October 29th from 4:30 to 6 PM. The cost per meal is $8, while children under 6 eat for free. The church is located at 10 Church Street.
VETERAN’S SUPPER: There will be a veteran’s supper on Friday, November 11th from 4 to 7 PM. This supper is free to all veterans. The supper will be located at the Elk’s Lodge on 140 Middle Street.
The Pittsfield Republican Committee will hold its last meeting prior to the election on Wednesday, October 26th at 6 PM at the Pittsfield Public Library in the music or media room. Scott Strom will speak during the meeting and the group will review the outcome of the potluck supper. All Pittsfield Republicans are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. The library is located at 110 Library Street.
TURKEY PIE SUPPER: A turkey pie supper will be held on Saturday, October 29th from 4:30 to 6 PM. The menu will include, all meat turkey pie, mashed potato, gravy, vegetables, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, rolls, drinks and homemade dessert. The cost per meal will be $8 and $4 for children under 12. The supper will be held at the St. Martin’s Episcopal Church at 900 Main Street on Route 2. The church is handicapped accessible with ample parking.
Chef Joe’s Country Jam will be holding an open mic on Friday, October 28th from 6 to 9 PM. Concessions open at 5 PM. The menu will include, chicken, potato, vegetables and cake. Admission will cost $5 with a door prize ticket. There will be a 50/50 raffle with a door prize of a $20 gas card. Proceeds to benefit the Home for Little Wanderers in Waterville. For more information contact Joe or Carol at 938-4327.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR AND CRAFT FAIR: The High Street Church will be holding a Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair on Saturday, November 12th. There will be baskets, crafts, white elephant table, homemade pies, breads, donuts, and a chowder lunch. There will also be a raffle with prizes. The church is located at 24 High Street.
Barrow’s Skidgel American Legion Post #105 will be holding a Texas Hold’em Tournament on Saturday, October 29th. Doors open at 5 PM with the tournament beginning at 6 PM. The buy-in for the tournament will be $55. The kitchen will be closed for this event. The tournament will be held at the Legion Post at 82 North Street. For more information contact Dave Patterson at 852-4626.
Vendors and crafters are needed to participate in a fundraiser to benefit Jose Martinez, a Carmel resident that recently suffered from a stroke. The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, November 12th from 9 AM to 3 PM. The event will be held at the Newport Masonic Lodge/Hall at 265 Moosehead Trail. If interested in participating contact Hannah McKay at 620-6983 or Karen Lyons at 680-8223.
BENEFIT SUPPER: There will be a public supper to benefit the Stetson’s Widows and Orphans Food Cupboard on Saturday, October 29th at 5 PM. The menu will include baked beans, casseroles, salads, breads and a dessert. This is a cost by donation event. The supper will be held at the Stetson meeting house basement.
SUICIDE PREVENTION WORKSHOP: There will be a Suicide Prevention Workshop on Thursday, October 27th from 3:30 to 5:30 PM at Guilford United Methodist Church on 2 School Street. This free workshop will be presented by Walter Boomsma, NAMI Certified Mental Health First Aid Specialist. The program meets the requirements of LD-609 for public school employees. Register online at or by contacting 343-1842.
The Guilford United Methodist Chruch will be holding a free soup night on the last Tuesday of each month. The next soup night will be held on Tuesday, October 25th at 5:30 PM, weather permitted. The church is located at 3 School Street.
PROBATE BASICS WORKSHOP: Judge Susan W. Longley of Waldo County Probate Court will be hosting a free “Probate Basics” workshop on Thursday, October 27th from 1 to 2 PM. This free workshop includes power of attorney forms and explanations. During the free workshop, Judge Longley explains how advance directives can save you and your family time and money. Judge Longley hands-out free advance directive legal forms for a Health Care Power of Attorney and a Financial Power of Attorney. The workshop will be held at the Unity Community Center at 32 School Street.
MACARONI AND CHEESE SUPPER: The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4298/Auxiliary will be hosting a benefit supper on Friday, October 28th from 5 to 7 PM. The menu includes, macaroni and cheese with ham, green beans, rolls, drinks and a dessert. This event is a fundraiser for The Moving Wall, which is a replica of the Vietnam Veterans National Memorial that is located in Washington D.C. The goal is to bring the wall to Dexter. The supper will be located at the VFW Post at 20 Cedar Street. For more information, contact David at 270-0286.
Our Lady of the Snows will be holding a Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday, November 5th from 9 AM to 2 PM. The fair will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on the Sangerville Road.
The Skeleton Crew will meet on Friday, November 4th at 1 PM. The meeting will be held at the Abbott Memorial Library on Church Street. Scott Mayer, meditator and meditation teacher, will speak about meditation and healing. He is a licensed Massage Therapist, Master Qi Healer, a certificated Qigong Therapist, a Tai Chi Master, and certified Hypnotherapist. Although the Skeleton Crew is dedicated to helping those with bone disease, this meditation presentation is open to all who are interested in healing meditation. The public is invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served during the event. For more information contact Liz Breault, Librarian at 924-7292.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: The Hartland Public Library is currently seeking volunteers to help with the Halloween Spooktacular Party on Saturday, October 29th from 5 to 10 PM. Currently the library is looking for help with setting up and during the party, including volunteers willing to make some Halloween theme treats for the children. If the treats are homemade, make sure that you include the ingredient list for anyone with food allergies. To volunteer or to let the library know that you are making something for the party contact 938-4702. If you get the answering machine leave your name, number and how you want to help, email the director at, or stop by the library located at 16 Mill Street.
HARVEST POTLUCK SUPPER: The Garland Community Baptist Church will be holding a harvest potluck supper and talent night on Saturday, October 29th at 5:30 PM. Keep in mind, to bring a dish to share. Contact Sheril at 717-3955 to participate in talent program or for more information visit
SUPPORT GROUP: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family and Friends Support Group will meet on the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 25th. The group will meet in the Borestone Room at the Mayo Regional Hospital on 897 West Main Street. For more information contact Beth at 924-7903.